Margate

The Margate shoreline (Credit: NJ DEP)

Eminent Domain Suits Aim To Get Easements For New Dune Protection System Down Shore

The Christie Administration has threatened for months to take shore homeowners to court if they did not grant easements for formation of a statewide network of dunes to protect against the next major storm.

07/17/2015

Lucy the Elephant in Margate. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Jersey Shore Landmark ‘Lucy The Elephant’ To Celebrate 134 Years With Birthday Bash

A New Jersey landmark is celebrating “her” birthday this weekend, and it’s a big one.

07/15/2015

Margate - August 23, 2012

Officials Investigate Alleged Shark Sighting Off Margate Beach

Lifeguards were dispatched off of Gladstane Avenue Beach, where swimmers were evacuated from the water immediately.

07/06/2015

Thousands flock to Margate at the end of June each year for Beachstock. (Credit: Margate Business Association.)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Thrilling Thursdays, Lifeguard Races and Margate Beachstock Take II

As the summer days heat up, so too does the fun and excitement in Margate.

07/04/2015

(File photo.  Credit: Lisa Maree Williams/ Getty Images)

Jersey Shore Towns Hoping Pope’s Philly Visit Helps Draw Crowds To Beach Too

Beach season has just begun, but Pope Francis’ visit to the region September 26th and 27th already has some towns thinking about the fall.

06/08/2015

Thousands flock to Margate at the end of June each year for Beachstock. (Credit: Margate Business Association.)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Biking Through Absecon, Beers On The Boardwalk and The ‘Planet’s Largest Beach Party’

The first big event of the summer season gets all the resorts on the Island involved.

05/30/2015

(Margate's dunes, in Sept. 2013.  File photo by CBS3)

Fed Judge OK’s Building Protective Sand Dunes In Margate Town Officials Feel Aren’t Needed

The Army Corps of Engineers can proceed with awarding contracts for the construction of storm-protective sand dunes on the beach in Margate, despite the objections of residents and city officials who don’t want them.

01/16/2015

One of the big attractions down the shore in September is the Margate Fall Funfest By The Bay. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Beach Volleyball, Good Old Days Festival and Fall Funfest By The Bay

After Labor Day weekend things don’t slow down — not even for a second — on Absecon Island. The first weekend after the holiday, the pros from a popular summer sport come to Atlantic City.

09/02/2014

Lucy the Elephant in Margate. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Margate’s Lucy The Elephant To Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

At 1 p.m. on Wednesday, the massive, landmark elephant statue in Margate will have an “elephant sized amount of water” poured over her head.

08/27/2014

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit:  KYW's Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Mardi Gras AC, Armed Forces Salute and The Largest East Coast Air Show

A few days after Blake Shelton performs a free concert on the Atlantic City beach, Jeff Guaracino with the Atlantic City Alliance says another big name in the music industry will do the same to kick off August.

08/09/2014

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Orr At The Shore: High Above Margate

CBS 3 Meteorologist Kathy Orr climbs to the top of Margate’s most famous landmark.

07/08/2014

A movie will be shown behind Lucy the Elephant in Margate each week as part of Thrilling Thursday. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Thrilling Thursday, Free Concerts and A Major Lifeguard Competition

The Shore Thing: Thrilling Thursday, Free Concerts and A Major Lifeguard Competition – Absecon Island in July.

07/05/2014

Ocean City, New Jersey. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Fireworks Just One Of Many Activities Down The Shore This July 4th

Festivals, food, family and, of course, fireworks — all of these are major parts of Fourth of July weekend. And for many people, you can add the beach to that list.

06/19/2014

(Credit: Atlantic City Alliance.)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Gumbo, Sand Sculptures and ‘The Planet’s Biggest Beach Party’

The Shore Thing: Gumbo, Sand Sculptures and ‘The Planet’s Biggest Beach Party’ – Absecon Island in June.

05/30/2014

Margate - August 23, 2012

Margate Citizens Divided On Proposed Dune Project

A group called Margate Citizens Questioning the Beach Project is challenging the notion that one dune fits all along the Jersey Shore.

09/24/2013

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